This article originally appeared in the September 2012 issue of Scottsdale Health.
Many little girls dream of growing up and making dad proud, but for Danielle Pascente, that dream has a rare dynamic. Pascente was just 6 when her father, Steve Pascente, beloved sportscaster for KPNX-12 in Phoenix, was killed in a car accident while on assignment in Washington, D.C. “I grew up with sports,” explains Pascente. “I wanted to carry on my father's legacy. I wanted a career in sports where I could earn the respect he had earned.”